People should not pop pimples, because it can lead to more pimples in the surrounding pores, to infection or to scarring. Pimples usually heal without intervention after three to seven days. More »

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To "pop" a pimple, dermatologists and aestheticians will usually lance the yellowish pimple with a sterile needle and then use a tool called a comedone extractor to squeeze the contents out of the pimple. One may also ch... More »

Popping a pimple can lead to infection, swelling and even permanent scarring, especially if done improperly. When a person pops a pimple, it allows bacteria to get into other pores and can lead to even more breakouts, ac... More »

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WebMD explains that most pimples are caused by an excess build up of sebum that gets trapped in the pores. Bacteria grows and a pimple forms at the sight. One cause of pimples is hormones. An imbalance in the body's horm... More »

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Acne, which causes pimples on the arms, appears as a result of plugged and inflamed pores, according to Mayo Clinic. Sweat is often a contributor to clogged pores because it traps oil and dead skin cells inside the skin ... More »

Small pimples on the arms are often a result of clogged pores, oil production, dead skin cells and bacteria, according to Mayo Clinic. When glands secrete oil that lubricates skin and hair, hair follicles become plugged,... More »

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Dermatologists object to a person popping her own pimples as this may lead to another breakout or scarring when done under unhygienic conditions, according to HowStuffWorks. A person who still wants to pop her pimples sh... More »

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